By Natalie Taylor Q: Since we started this “shelter-in-place,” my husband has been driving me crazy. He’s restless, bored, anxious (although he wouldn’t admit that), and constantly wanting to be busy with activities that include me. I need some space. Help! What do I do? A: We are experiencing a new and different way of...
Unleavened breads with toppings are characteristic of many cultures. Citizens of ancient Greece produced a flatbread called plakountos that was enlivened with herbs, onion, cheese, and garlic.
Persian soldiers baked flatbreads with cheese and dates on top of their battle shields. A precursor of pizza was probably focaccia, a Roman unleavened bread known as panis focacius, to which toppings were added.
It’s no secret that we humans have suffered immensely with the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no need to enumerate the countless slings and arrows—the deaths, fears, anger, anxiety, and stress. We have all agonized over the invisible global threat to our lives and the ensuing separation from society through lock downs and face coverings.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Embassy and Consulates in Mexico announced on May 20 that the temporary travel restrictions with Mexico and Canada have been extended through June 22, 2020. The restrictions first went into effect on March 21.